Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Staff Directory

Joan Becker

Joan Becker

  • ECE Graduate Program Coordinator

Specialties

  • Assists ECE graduate students with Department and Graduate School requirements and procedures
  • Coordinates new ECE graduate student orientation (fall and spring)
Judy Donahue

Judy Donahue

  • ECE Undergraduate Advisor

Specialties

  • Provides academic advising for undergraduates
  • First-year and transfer student orientation
  • Meets with prospective students and their families
  • Coordinates Fall Open House and Preview Day events (for ECE)
  • Serves on UPC and Diversity committees within ECE
Michael Goldsworthy

Michael Goldsworthy

  • Research Associate

Specialties

  • Metal, wood and plastic fabrication
  • Senior Design and Enterprise support
  • Welding 
Lisa Hitch

Lisa Hitch

  • Business Manager and Technical Communications Specialist

Specialties

  • Executive assistant to the chair
  • Oversees Department finances
  • Coordinates Department communications and marketing including publications and website
  • Assists faculty with research proposals and project account administration
  • Coordinates and oversees faculty and staff searches, reappointments, and promotion and tenure processes
  • Assists with new faculty and staff orientation
  • Space Coordinator for department
Michele Kamppinen

Michele L. Kamppinen

  • Staff Assistant

Specialties

  • Assists w/department event planning
  • Schedules student appointments w/undergraduate advisor
  • Processes reimbursement requests
  • Coordinates textbook orders
Chito Kendrick

Chito Kendrick

  • Managing Director, Microfabrication Facility/Instructor
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
John Pakkala

John Pakkala

  • Graduate Academic Advisor/Instructor
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chuck Sannes

Chuck Sannes

  • Laboratory Supervisor

Specialties

  • Lab maintenance
  • Lab equipment calibration
  • Circuit board fabrication
  • Senior Design/Enterprise support
  • Research support
Mark Sloat

Mark Sloat

  • Research Associate

Specialties

  • Safety Liaison for ECE Department
  • Maintain and repair laboratory equipment in undergraduate and research labs
  • Printed circuit board fabrication for undergraduate and research programs
  • Assist students with electrical/electronic design in senior design and enterprise programs